Overview

Flight Itinerary Morning Take off: one sunrise flight per day. (Subject to change in the case of unsuitable weather) Flight time: 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on wind direction and speed. Every day is different when it comes to ballooning. The winds change daily and the weather is affected by the seasons. The sun rises later in December than in October or March. The following itinerary is an example of what you may experience with Oriental Ballooning, but times and locations will be confirmed the night before your flight. 0530 – 0600: We’ll collect you from your hotel in a comfortable car or minibus 0600 – 0630: You’ll meet your pilot, and enjoy pre-flight tea, coffee and pastries. You’ll also be given a safety briefing. 0630 – 0645: Watch as the balloons are prepared by the trained crew and inflated by the experienced British pilots 0645 – 0700: All aboard! Climb into the basket and prepare for take off! 0700 – 0800: Enjoy the amazing experience of floating over this beautiful, busy city as it comes to life. Land on the riverbank, in the rice fields, or maybe even on an island in the middle of the river! 0800 – 0830: Celebrate your safe return to earth with a drink of chilled sparkling wine, served with fruit. Receive your personal flight certificate, signed by your pilot 0830 – 0900: Return to your hotel in time for breakfast or more sightseeing.



Includes

Transport
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Inclusion

• Personal pick up and drop off, with small size on and off road vehicles • Full safety briefing and viewing of per-launch inflation from a dedicated viewing area, with hot beverages and light breakfast snacks • 1 hour – 1.5 hour flight in a four passenger balloon in Mandalay which will experience for a more exclusive, intimate and interactive flight • Sparkling wine and fresh fruit reception after landing, with presentation of personal flight certificate

Child Policy

• Children under the age of 8 years and pregnant women are not allowed to book or fly for safety reasons. Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult, and only if the child is over 4’6” or 137cm in height.

Exclusion

• Meals other than mentioned • Zone and entrance fees for visits • Drinks, tips and personal expenses • Any other items not mentioned

Things To Prepare

Duration: 1 or 1.5 hours Availability: Daily upon request, start from November • We recommend to book one month in advance to get more confirmation Meet Location: at your hotel Max # of people allowed: Maximum of 4 persons Transportation: Pick-up coach for transfer What to Bring: Towel, waterproof sunscreen, hat, glasses, camera What to Wear: Passengers are advised to wear 100% natural fiber clothing, with long trousers and long sleeved shirts or tops and suitable outdoor footwear. Please be aware that it can also be cool on the launch field before sunrise.

Cancellation

20 % will be charged within 7-30 days of the flight date 100% will be charged less than 7 days before the flight date. No-show fees are equivalent to rate for passenger(s) reserved.

Balloon Experience Over Mandalay

Morning Take off: one sunrise flight per day. (Subject to change in the case of unsuitable weather) Flight time: 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on wind direction and speed. Every day is different when it comes to ballooning. The winds change daily and the weather is affected by the seasons. The sun rises later in December than in October or March. The following itinerary is an example of what you may experience with Oriental Ballooning, but times and locations will be confirmed the night before your flight. 0530 – 0600: We’ll collect you from your hotel in a comfortable car or minibus 0600 – 0630: You’ll meet your pilot, and enjoy pre-flight tea, coffee and pastries. You’ll also be given a safety briefing. 0630 – 0645: Watch as the balloons are prepared by the trained crew and inflated by the experienced British pilots 0645 – 0700: All aboard! Climb into the basket and prepare for take off! 0700 – 0800: Enjoy the amazing experience of floating over this beautiful, busy city as it comes to life. Land on the riverbank, in the rice fields, or maybe even on an island in the middle of the river! 0800 – 0830: Celebrate your safe return to earth with a drink of chilled sparkling wine, served with fruit. Receive your personal flight certificate, signed by your pilot 0830 – 0900: Return to your hotel in time for breakfast or more sightseeing.